Afghan offensive intensifies

Nato-led and Afghan forces try to secure Taliban-held town in southern Helmand.

    Three days into the military offensive in Marjah, US Marines and their Afghan allies have come under repeated counter-attacks. 

    The attacks come a day after two US missile strikes killed 12 civilians in Marjah.

    Officials say they are taking every pre-caution to minimise the number of civilian casualties.

    Al Jazeera's James Bays reports from Kabul.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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